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Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass”: The Unpublished Art of Maynard Dixon

May 31 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of the foremost poets in American literature, Walt Whitman. To celebrate, Special Collections is exhibiting one of its most unique items from our Walt Whitman Collection: a suite of tempera paintings by Maynard Dixon, which were intended to illustrate a never-published edition of Whitman’s …

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Honors Reading Room images

As you enter the Harold B. Lee Library, take a stroll through the main floor. Pass the circulation desk and the Information Commons and you’ll see a glass-enclosed study area called the Honors Reading Room. Lining the back walls of the Reading Room are some large framed images of books — beautiful books, all from …

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